In December, RBF partner
, his wife
, RBF client
and his wife
and RBF firm administrator
attended the Living Legends Gala in Boston. Sponsored annually by the
Museum of African American History
, the gala honored former U.S. Attorney General
Eric H. Holder, Jr.
for their contributions to the advancement of equality, education and justice for all.
Congratulations to RBF partner
Vincenzo Botta for passing the Series 65 license exam. Successful completion of this rigorous exam leads to the coveted Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) designation, and qualifies Vinny to provide RBF clients with investing and financial advice.
Bill Rucci presented a seminar about federal tax reform law to members of the Mass. chapter of
Associated Builders and Contractors on February 14 at the RBF training center. Titled "How the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 Will Impact Your Construction Firm," the session focused on the financial and reporting impact of new tax provisions on construction-related companies.
also was interviewed recently by the podcast
for his views on the public accounting sector's health and where he sees the profession going in the future. The 30-minute episode will be available in late-February on the podcast's
In RBF client news,
, President and CEO of RBF client
was named to the Leadership Council of the National Small Business Association. Greg joins other advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of entrepreneurs to policymakers in Washington, D.C. More
And congratulations to RBF client
for securing its research collaboration deal with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The collaboration brings together CAMP4's expertise in rapidly pinpointing signaling targets that control the expression of genes with Alnylam's expertise in RNAi therapeutics development to advance novel rare disease drug candidates. More
In early December, RBF hosted the
Russell Bedford International
North American Managing Partners conference. The meeting focused on the network's growth strategy for North America. A detailed recap can be
RBF's Closely Held/Family Business Group sponsored a presentation on "Conflict and its Mediation in the Growing Family Business" in January.
George P. Bukuras, Esq., CPA and
Louis B. Turchetta, Ed. D. of Milestone Business Advisors were the featured presenters.
The Raffoni Group held a Partner Program Meeting and Social in late January. RBF partner
Paul Bardaro and RBF tax principal
Lenny Smith represented RBF at the gathering.